Dress Rehearsal!  I Either Like It or I Don’t

Dress Rehearsal! I Either Like It or I Don’t

In the years that I have been on Good Reads, I have often struggled with stared reviews. I either like a book or I don’t. So I’ve decided to keep my ratings simple. It will either be a thumbs up or a thumbs down. Hopefully, if I’m a decent enough writer, you’ll be able to determine from my review whether the book (or movie) is a good match for you. So is that a… or a ? Twitter 1 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on December 12, 2013
Movie Review #01:  About Time (Rated R)

Movie Review #01: About Time (Rated R)

I knew this would happen. I would decide to start a blog and figure out a date to launch it, only to read or watch something that I just had to share my thoughts on. Yesterday, my husband and I went to see About Time (Rated R) at Collins Road Theatres, a locally owned theatre that we have been attending for 10 years (Happy Anniversary, Bruce!). There wasn’t much buzz about this movie; it seemed to be flying under the radar. At least one review, I read didn’t rate the movie very favorably (see the last paragraph). However, I’m a sucker for time travel (Don’t worry, Dennis, I’m working a review of Traveler!) and wanted to see the movie. After watching it, and holding back tears through most of the movie, I can see why there isn’t a lot of buzz. It’s not your typical science-fiction-time-travel movie. There are no real, mind-bending consequences to traveling back in time. And it’s not your typical romantic tragedy–no Romeo and Juliet moments here. And it’s not your typical romantic comedy–the guy and girl don’t have an awful, totally avoidable misunderstanding and laugh about it as they make up at the end. The plot […]

7 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on December 10, 2013
Rewind Review Meme

Rewind Review Meme

Review all related posts.As a new blogger, every day I capture a new audience and I wanted the ability to bring back old reviews, good and bad, for my followers, old and new, to discover again for the first time. Sometimes I’ll be revamping reviews I’ve posted here on my blog or I might be sharing reviews that I wrote on GoodReads prior to starting Second Run Reviews. I invite you to join us the 3rd Monday of every month and share an old review. The first Rewind Review will post on Monday, May 19, 2014. Please click the Rewind Review image to review all the related Rewind Review posts.Want to join in? Feel free to grab the button! <div align=”center”><a href=”https://www.secondrunreviews.com/search/label/Rewind%20Review” title=”Second Run Reviews”><img src=”http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad197/secondrunreviews/rewindreviews_zps020041ff.png” alt=”Second Run Reviews” style=”border:none;” /></a></div> Twitter 2 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

1 Comment | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on December 5, 2013